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NDA Govt Aggressive About Tweaking Land Acquisition Laws For Bullet Train Project: PUCL

Apr 23, 2019 Prachi Pinglay-Plumber

The Maharashtra Chapter of PUCL released a 50-page report that looks at different laws, regulations, notifications brought about since 2014 and the impact they have had on the economy and social fabric of the country.

27 km Of Highways Being Built Every Day, India Fastest Highway Developer In World: Piyush Goyal

Feb 01, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Asserting that rapid infrastructure growth has ushered in transformative changes, Goyal said, "India is the fastest highway developer in the whole world" with 27 km of highways being built every day.


Bangladesh Inches Closer To Tame Padma, Bridge Economic Gap

Bangladeshi prime minister Sheikh Hasina hopes the Padma bridge will bring major turnaround for South Asia’s youngest nation.

IL&FS; Case: Possibility Of Fraud Cannot Be Ruled Out

Oct 10, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

IL&FS will also be the test case for National Financial Reporting Authority(NFRA), the source said.


After Mumbai Man's Son Died Because Of A Pothole, He Filled 500 Of Them

Around six persons have lost their lives in and around Mumbai due to potholes this monsoon season.

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22 July, 2018

Poor Building Condition Forces Students Of Classes 1-8 Share One Room

Outlook Web Bureau

Mukesh said he approached each and every authority in Faizabad regarding the impoverished condition of the school, but he did not receive any response from them.


11 July, 2018

Watch Video: Gujarat Locals Risk Lives, Cross Canal Through Collapsed Bridge

Outlook Web Bureau

Children, too, cross the bridge by risking their lives on their way to school.


07 July, 2018

Will Sanction Funds For Roads, Drains In Unauthorised Colonies Within 15 Days, Says Kejriwal

Outlook Web Bureau

During his visit to unauthorised colonies, Kejriwal interacted with locals and after listening to their grievances, warned officers that they would be suspended for "shoddy" work.




02 April, 2018

Delhi Is Planning Congestion Tax On Busy Roads, But Will It Work?

Dinesh Mohan

Delhi isn't Singapore or London. Of the hundreds of cities in the world that suffer from traffic congestion only a handful have been able to introduce it


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29 March, 2018

Modi’s Sharda-Yamuna River Link Project A Lucrative, Contractor-Friendly Pipedream

Himanshu Thakkar

Pancheshwar Dam, the kingpin of the river linking project, will come up on disaster prone Himalayas with little chances of it being economically viable


19 January, 2018

'Will Keep Building Infrastructure In Doklam, India Should Not Comment': China

Outlook Web Bureau

The constructions are legitimate and aimed at improving the lives of its troops and the people living on its own territory, says China






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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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